How to be safe while trimming your pubic hair

Trimming your hair down there is nothing new. There is so many options, so many styles, but the most important thing is for you to be safe, and for your skin and hair to be healthy. Learn how to properly trim your pubic hair.

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Trimming or cutting your pubic hair is a great way of not only making your pubic area look great, but also keeping it healthy. Most important thing is to avoid ingrown hairs and keep good hygiene, to do that there are couple of things you have to make sure of. By following these tips you can learn how to trim your pubic hair and become a real master at it.

The preparation!

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They say preparation is half the work, so make sure you get this right every time.

Clean your cutting, trimming, shaving tools

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It is a good idea to have separate razors for your bikini and pubic area and the rest of your body. Also, the trimmer dedicated for your pubes should be dedicated only for that. Before each use make sure everything is sanitized and clean. You can soak it in disinfectant or clean it with rubbing alcohol.

Trim the excess hair before anything

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No matter if you want to trim, shave or tidy your pubic hair, it's a good idea to cut the excess. You will avoid trimmer clogs or razor pulling on your hairs.

Bathe before

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Clean tools are important, clean body is also important! Make sure to clean your skin to avoid bacteria-causing bumps. This will aid you in avoiding ingrown hairs, especially the painful red ones.


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Use a loofah or a gentle scrub to remove dead skin cells or sebum clogging the hair follicle. It will help your tools glide more smoothly and perform their task more comfortably.

Lather up

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Your skin should be moist and different shaving gels and cream can help you with that. Put a generous amount and reapply if it gets washed while shaving.

Be cautious

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There is no need to rush, this is your time and you’re doing it for yourself! Make your pubic hair look just the way you want it and take as much time as you need.

How to trim or cut pubic hair?

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If you want to simply trim, cut or style pubic hair, use a pair of scissors, electric razor or bikini trimmers to cut the pubic hair to the desired length. When trimming pubic hair the hair around areas that are not clearly visible, grab a mirror so you can see what you are doing and minimize the chances of error, cuts or irritation. Trimming pubic hair is also a key step to take before shaving this area. It helps protect your skin from irritation by avoiding re-shaving over any areas with longer hair and helps keep your razor blade sharper for longer.